Tv over christmas and january

Did you know that over Xmas and in January, the TV networks take little interest in how many people watch their shows? So you might have noticed that the type of programs that are on change from the usual ones during this time, until the ratings war starts again in February. During this holiday time programming, what did you think of the quality of TV content? Did you even care what was showing as you were on holiday? Or did you use this time to relax in front of the 'box' and flick between channels? Perhaps it was convenient for you to keep your kids entertained? Maybe you have Pay TV and didn't even watch the 'mainstream' channels? Did you find it 'Christmassy' enough or do you think the networks just don't bother with that these days? Was there one channel you felt outdid the others with its programing?

Last reply: 2nd May 2020 / 615 replies / Post by Rainbow



Posted by: doc
Posted on: 23rd Jan 2013

doc says: I don't have PayTV, so was subject to mainstream TV's continuous re-runs ad nauseum...None of the channels gave a hoot about the viewers. Christmas is a most depressing time for many, and I think the TV re-runs make the situation worse. There are a lot of people who are completely alone at Christmas. Don't they deserve some consideration?
I'm glad I don't have to pay for a TV licence. If I did, I wouldn't have TV.
Might go on holiday this Christmas...though I say this every year and I never go.

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